FIR Interview: Bill Calder, Managing Editor, Intel Free Press

FIR co-host Shel Holtz explores how Intel is taking steps to become a media company in this interview with Intel Free Press managing editor Bill Calder. According to the About page on the site, "The Intel Free Press is a tech news beta from Intel Corporation, covering technology and innovation stories that are often overlooked or warrant more context and deeper reporting. The stories here are reported and produced by writers employed by the company with a focus on people,…

Taking link licensing to a higher level

A new development in the ‘pay per click’ links licensing conflict in the UK is about to move things up a level, one designed to raise awareness among members of Parliament and which might influence the future of a system that has won little support in the public relations industry. To concisely re-cap: from early 2010, anyone copying and supplying UK newspaper web content to others for a fee (monitoring or press clippings agencies to PR agencies, for instance, and…

The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #605: June 27, 2011

Content summary: Donna Papacosta’s IABC presentation and FIR Interview with Brian Solis posted; a quick note on AVEs; listener comments from the FIR Room on Friendfeed; Ragan promo; News That Fits: Marriott introduces Facebook game for recruiting, Dan York reports from the EComm Show in Burlingame CA on "voice 3.0" and more, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, new private podcasting service Cinchcast looks great but price is terrible, Donna Papacosta reports from Toronto on workers fired after Vancouver riots,…

Scroll 7" tablet first impressions

Updated on June 28, 2011 If you’re in the market for a tablet computer, you have a number of options. The obvious one, that everyone talks about, is the iPad. It was the brand that rebooted an entire market and quickly established the benchmark for what a desirable consumer product could be when it launched in early 2010. Enthusiasts said it was the only game in town: some people would say that is still the case today with the iPad2,…

FIR Interview: Brian Solis

FIR co-host Shel Holtz talks with Brian Solis about the update to his book Engage!, among other topics, including social business and the role of frontline employees in representing their organizations online. Get this podcast: Download the MP3 file (10.9Mb, 27:20) Get the show on iTunes Subscribe to the FIR Interviews RSS feed Get the FIR app for your iPhone and for your Android device (visit the Android Market from your device) About our Conversation Partner Brian Solis is a…

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